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From: Pavel Vozenilek (pavel_vozenilek_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-09-02 13:31:08

"Edward Diener" wrote:

> A number of these dealing with sharing objects, such as mutexes,
> semaphores,
> signaling events, are useful not merely in the context of threading but
> also in
> other contexts, such as interprocess communication, fibers, memory mapping
> and/or sharing etc. with other uses on different OSs. Might these be
> better put
> in their own separate Boost library, and then be used by Boost threading
> and
> whatever other Boost libraries might need them without incurring the
> overhead of
> linking to the entire threading library ?

Definitely yes. Ion had already implemented these things
within Boost.Shmem library (in sandbox).

Just someone is needed to pick it up.


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